Ocilla, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 3,627 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 
Males: 1,889  (52.1%)
Females: 1,738  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31774.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,024 (it was $22,332 in 2000)
Ocilla:

$23,024
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,942 (it was $10,573 in 2000)

Ocilla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,362 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Ocilla:

$73,362
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $94,210; detached houses: $101,745; mobile homes: $49,040

Median gross rent in 2017: $526.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ocilla: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.0%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 65.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Ocilla, GA (2010)
    • 1,95957.4%Black alone
    • 1,32738.9%White alone
    • 641.9%Hispanic
    • 341.0%Two or more races
    • 280.8%Asian alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone

Races in Ocilla detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Ocilla, Georgia as of September 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ocilla is 93 to 1.


Crime rates in Ocilla by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(30.4)
1
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(60.7)
3
(93.4)
5
(158.6)
3
(86.7)
6
(166.4)
3
(84.4)
1
(28.7)
5
(154.2)
3
(89.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(91.1)
4
(124.6)
3
(95.1)
2
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
7
(197.0)
2
(57.4)
4
(123.3)
1
(29.7)
4
(110.2)
4
(109.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(394.8)
12
(373.7)
17
(539.2)
14
(404.7)
17
(471.4)
13
(365.9)
13
(373.0)
10
(308.4)
11
(326.2)
10
(275.5)
16
(438.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(911.0)
28
(872.0)
56
(1,776)
26
(751.7)
25
(693.3)
24
(675.5)
18
(516.5)
19
(585.9)
16
(474.5)
9
(247.9)
19
(520.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
115
(3,492)
177
(5,512)
155
(4,916)
126
(3,643)
109
(3,023)
103
(2,899)
104
(2,984)
104
(3,207)
98
(2,906)
68
(1,873)
86
(2,354)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(303.7)
15
(467.1)
6
(190.3)
8
(231.3)
7
(194.1)
10
(281.5)
7
(200.9)
4
(123.3)
2
(59.3)
3
(82.6)
3
(82.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A2
(55.5)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(82.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)443.4568.0599.4384.5412.4385.6286.4462.8358.8187.1257.6

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City-data.com crime index in Ocilla, GA

Crime rate in Ocilla detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (36.6%), African (4.6%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,402 people per square mile   (low).

Ocilla, Georgia map

64 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,414 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,161 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (54.0 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (129.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (732.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Fitzgerald, GA (2.8 miles ),
Holt, GA (2.9 miles ),
Irwinville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Brookfield, GA (3.6 miles ),
Ambrose, GA (3.7 miles ),
Enigma, GA (3.7 miles ),
Little House Creek, GA (3.8 miles ),
Alapaha, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 31.60 N, Longitude: 83.25 W

Area code: 229

Distribution of median household income in Ocilla, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ocilla, GA in 2017
Ocilla satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $72,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Ocilla, GA residents
Average permit cost in Ocilla, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Ocilla, GA
Historical housing units in Ocilla, GA
Most common industries in Ocilla, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Utilities (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Food (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Ocilla, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)

Average climate in Ocilla, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ocilla-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Ocilla city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ocilla-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 202.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 422.7 miles away from Ocilla center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from Ocilla center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Irwin County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ocilla topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ocilla:

  • IRWIN COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 710 N IRWIN AVENUE)
  • OSCEOLA NH (8TH AND ALDER ST)
  • OSCEOLA NURSING HOME (209 WEST HUDSON ST)
  • PALEMON GASKINS MEM NSG HOME (710 NORTH IRWIN AVENUE)
  • PALEMON GASKINS MEMORIAL NH (201 W DISMUKE AV)

Heliports located in Ocilla:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ocilla:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 19 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • South Georgia State College (about 25 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 50 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 52 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany State University (about 53 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 55 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 57 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)

Public high school in Ocilla:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ocilla:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ocilla: Ocilla Fire Department (A), Ocilla City Hall (B), Irwin County Library (C), Irwin County Jail (D), Irwin County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ocilla include: Third Baptist Church (A), Second Baptist Church (B), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (C), Ocilla Baptist Church (D), Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), First Methodist Church (F), Broaches Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Pine Hill Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ocilla City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ocilla: Cumbee Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Irwin County Magistrate Court (301 South Irwin Avenue), Camelot Court Inc (Apricot Street).

Birthplace of: Dave Prater - Musician, Paul Rogers (politician) - Politician, Randy Christmas - Politician, Sam Davis (American football) - Football player, Walt Sumner - Football player.

Irwin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.7%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Ocilla in 2010:

  • 534 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Ocilla in 2000:

  • 214 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Ocilla (2011 data):

  • PlantersFIRST: Cherry Street Facility at 107 Cherry Street, branch established on 1974/06/03; Ocilla Branch at Cherry And Fourth Streets, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/29: Bank assets: $288.5 mil, Deposits: $269.8 mil, headquarters in Cordele, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mid State Banks, Inc.
  • Wilcox County State Bank: Ocilla Branch at 413 N. Irwin Avenue, branch established on 2010/04/05. Info updated 2007/06/14: Bank assets: $80.6 mil, Deposits: $73.4 mil, headquarters in Abbeville, GA, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Ameris Bank: South Irwin Avenue Branch at 300 South Irwin Avenue, branch established on 1956/10/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Ocilla:

Marital status in Ocilla, GA
  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 28.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ocilla:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ocilla
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ocilla, GA (based on Irwin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,37514
Black Protestant5564
Mainline Protestant3562
Other1-
None5,250-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Irwin County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.8%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ocilla:

47.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ocilla:

43.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Ocilla:

30.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Ocilla:

37.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ocilla, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$43,995$43,9952$1,007
Other Government Administration 7$17,062$29,2493$2,132
Streets and Highways 6$11,742$23,4840$0
Firefighters 4$13,889$41,6671$601
Financial Administration 2$8,271$49,6260$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,542$15,2520$0
Water Supply 2$4,605$27,6301$720
Gas Supply 1$5,154$61,8480$0
Police - Other 1$2,383$28,5961$87
Totals for Government 37$109,643$35,5608$4,547

Ocilla government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $68,000 ($18.75)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $702,000 ($193.55)
    Regular Highways: $373,000 ($102.84)
    Water Utilities: $305,000 ($84.09)
    Central Staff Services: $292,000 ($80.51)
    Gas Utilities: $264,000 ($72.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $233,000 ($64.24)
    Sewerage: $203,000 ($55.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($41.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $126,000 ($34.74)
    Financial Administration: $93,000 ($25.64)
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000 ($14.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($8.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($8.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($1.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $154,000 ($42.46)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($16.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($3.86)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,089,000 ($300.25)

Ocilla government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($70.03)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($66.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($1.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $224,000 ($61.76)
    Other: $141,000 ($38.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $83,000 ($22.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $298,000 ($82.16)
    Other: $189,000 ($52.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $92,000 ($25.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $40,000 ($11.03)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($4.14)
    Royalties: $15,000 ($4.14)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $362,000 ($99.81)
    Gas Utilities: $281,000 ($77.47)
  • Tax - Property: $601,000 ($165.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $182,000 ($50.18)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $160,000 ($44.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $50,000 ($13.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $49,000 ($13.51)

Ocilla government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,243,000 ($342.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,195,000 ($329.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($13.23)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $150,000 ($41.36)

Ocilla government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $736,000 ($202.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $127,000 ($35.02)

7.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($27,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ben Hill County, GA  3.09% ($22,824 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  0.82% ($20,958)

Businesses in Ocilla, GA

  • Popeyes: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ocilla:

  • WBHB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIF (1340 AM; 1 kW; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ocilla:

  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKZZ (92.5 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WULS (103.7 FM; BROXTON, GA; Owner: ROUNDTREE-CARVER ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WABR (91.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMM, COMMISSION)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • WFFM (105.7 FM; ASHBURN, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ocilla:

  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
Ocilla fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ocilla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 60.7mTotal length
  • $57,397,000Total costs
  • 32,470Total average daily traffic
  • 2,117Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,895Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ocilla, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 51990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ocilla, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ocilla)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Ocilla, GA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Ocilla, Lat: 31.606389 Lon: -83.229722, Call Sign: WPXC374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2003, Expiration Date: 03/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr., Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • ALBGA0058 (End Site), 111 E Pine St (Lat: 31.607500 Lon: -83.249722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 71.6 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQQX862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:
  • ALBGA0057 (MwRptr 1), Us129 & Ga158 (Lat: 31.470000 Lon: -83.236389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.2 m, Overall height: 151.4 m, Call Sign: WQQX863,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:
  • OCILLA, Ocilla, Ga (Lat: 31.552972 Lon: -83.207194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 134.1 m, Overall height: 140.2 m, Call Sign: WQZA471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/21/2017, Expiration Date: 03/21/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ocilla)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ocilla)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 76 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ocilla, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.7%), and Outside Fires (36.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ocilla, GA
    • 15339.7%Structure Fires
    • 14236.9%Outside Fires
    • 6617.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 246.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ocilla, GA
Most common first names in Ocilla, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7672.8 years
Mary6676.1 years
James6072.5 years
William5271.3 years
Willie4274.5 years
Annie2976.8 years
Henry2673.9 years
Robert2368.7 years
George2372.4 years
Mattie1986.5 years
Most common last names in Ocilla, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harper6476.5 years
Tucker5277.4 years
Paulk4779.3 years
Roberts4575.5 years
Griffin3775.9 years
Davis2777.9 years
Johnson2771.8 years
Mixon2677.3 years
Smith2574.0 years
Ross2375.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ocilla, GA
  • 89.9%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ocilla, GA
  • 85.8%Electricity
  • 9.6%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ocilla compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ocilla on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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